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  • PM Modi, Mukesh Ambani, Gabbard among others attend a dinner party -1368671472 minutes ago

    New York: After delivering a spectacular speech and wooing the Indian community in America at the Madison Sqaure Garden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a dinner hosted by the Indian Ambassador to the US, Dr S Jaishankar. Among the attendees were External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, BJP functionary Ram Madhav,...
  • PM's make in India pitch: Is this what India needs? 5 days ago

    Exhorting Indian Inc to join his 'Make in India' mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday not only launched the ambitious campaign but also urged industrialists to set up establishments in their homeland instead of eyeing foreign lands and 'First Develop India' (FDI). CNN-IBN asks whether the PM's make in...
  • India Inc applauds Mangalyaan, says India will soon become a manufacturing hub 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his unique initiative and vision to turn India into a manufacturing superpower, industrialists attending the launch of "Make in India" campaign while promising their commitment to the initiative, also lauded the successful entry of Mangalyaan into the Mars orbit. Top businesspersons...
  • PM Narendra Modi launches 'Make in India' campaign as industrialists laud his initiative 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Exhorting Indian Inc to join his 'Make in India' mission, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday not only launched the ambitious campaign but also urged industrialists to set up establishments in their homeland instead of eyeing foreign lands and 'First Develop India' (FDI). India Inc bigwigs including Mukesh Ambani,...
  • India home to 100 billionaires; Mukesh Ambani richest, Adani biggest gainer, ranks 11 in Forbes list 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The latest Forbes rich list has thrown in big surprises for India. According to the list, India is now home to 100 billionaires. Reliance Industries Limited chief Mukesh Ambani remains the richest Indian. However, the biggest leap in wealth is for the founder and Chairman of Adani Group,...
  • 'Kaththi' behindthescenes: Vijay dances, Samantha blushes, AR Murugadoss takes it easy on the set September 18, 2014

    Be honest. You've always wanted to know what happens on the sets of an AR Murugadoss film. Well, now's your chance. A 30second video posted by the makers of the upcoming Tamil thriller 'Kaththi' showcases the starcast, the director as well as the music director Anirudh having a blast on...
  • The terrible hypocrisy faced by monsters in Indian cinema: End the impossible body image set by Hollywood. All 'creatures' are beautiful September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the dead of night. You have just finished watching that episode of the latest season of 'American Horror Story' on your laptop. There's a slight nip in the air, it is September after all. You switch off the lights, and pull the sheets to cover you. Just...
  • Ambani, Adani, Kalyani to be part of PM Modi's delegation to Japan August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani and 15 other leading industrialists will be part of the delegation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his first major bilateral visit, outside the subcontinent, to Japan this week. The industrialists will take part in a bilateral meeting under the aegis of IndiaJapan Business Leaders'...
  • Top 5 richest Indians have half of nation's billionaire wealth August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The top five Indian billionaires led by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani collectively control $85.5 billion (about Rs 5,23,897 crore) in personal wealth, accounting for nearly half of the country's total billionaire wealth, a new study said on Wednesday. According to the analysis by wealth research firm WealthX of...
  • I probably won't fit in a Sooraj Barjatya kind of a film: Emraan Hashmi July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi has become identified with various genres of thrillers and, therefore, the actor doesn't see himself fitting into the social or family drama mould. In his overadecadelong career, the actor has worked with filmmakers like Ekta Kapoor, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur, apart from teaming up with his...
  • Neil Nitin Mukesh wanted his character in 'Kaththi' to be bad by nature, not looks July 30, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who plays the antagonist in upcoming Tamil actioner "Kaththi", says audiences won't see him as an overthetop villain in the film, but as someone who is bad by nature. A.R. Murugadossdirected "Kaththi" also features Vijay and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the lead roles. "There is a tendency...
  • UPSC CSAT row: Protests intensify, 4 aspirants on fast unto death July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The protest against the Union Public Service Commission Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT), which started on June 27, is gaining momentum. While there have been violent protests at other places in Delhi, the UPSC aspirants are observing a silent protest at Mukherjee Nagar, the hub of preparation for...
  • Neil Nitin Mukesh: I've always explored myself as an actor from my first film July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who is making his Tamil debut with upcoming actioner 'Kaththi', says that he had been approached for Tamil films in the past but nothing excited him because he's more concerned about the strength of a character. "Kaththi' may be the first Tamil film I'm working in,...
  • FIR registered against Congress leader for defacing Gowda's property July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: An FIR has been registered against Congress leader Mukesh Sharma for defacing Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's property on Tuesday. The move came after Mukesh Sharma was seen removing Gowda's nameplate from outside his house and stomping on it. The incident occured while Congress workers were demonstrating outside Gowda's...
  • Delhi: Congress attacks Arvind Kejriwal over his new residence June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress on Tuesday attacked former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his new residence in Civil Lines area claiming that the AAP chief has developed a habit of living in sprawling houses by wasting poor people's money. "Arvind Kejriwal had been paying rent of Rs 85,000 using the...
  • Crisis in Iraq might affect the oil prices: Mukesh Ambani June 19, 2014

    Chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani said that the crisis in Iraq might affect the oil prices. Ambani also stressed on the need for disruptive reform policy. "India should not resist change. we need a disruptive change of plicies that they are relevant not just for 5 10 years...
  • Crisis in Iraq will lead to spike in inflation: Mukesh Ambani June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries which operates the world's largest singlelocation oil refinery at Jamnagar, on Thursday said the crisis in Iraq will lead to higher fuel prices which in turn will raise inflation. "In an interconnected world like the one we are living in today, what's happening around...
  • Congress launches 10day agitation against power, water crises June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday launched its 10day long agitation against the power and water crises in the national Capital, during which they burnt the effigies of Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Party workers, led by DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely and chief spokesperson...
  • Reliance plans Rs 1.8 lakh cr spending; to start 4G next year June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries will start offering 4G telecom services next year and unveiled a Rs 1.8 lakh crore investment plan across businesses aimed at catapulting it into the top 50 companies of the world. About five years after buying out Infotel Broadband Services within hours of the firm winning nationwide wireless...
  • Reliance to launch its 4G network in the next few months June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries Limited had its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday where Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that the next three years will be transformational for the company. Some of the big takeaways from the AGM were that Reliance will be launching its 4G broadband network in the next few months....
  • Underwater vehicle by Mumbai students to feature at US meet June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: A remoteoperated underwater vehicle with a robotic arm, made by engineering students of a city institute will feature at an international technology innovation event to be held in the US later this month. A team of students from Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering, Narsee Monjee Institute...
  • Rajat Gupta penning book to tell his story June 14, 2014

    New York: Indiaborn former Goldman Sachs Director Rajat Gupta, who is scheduled to begin his prison term on June 17, hopes to release a book telling his side of the story and visit India once he completes his twoyear sentence, according to a media report. Gupta, 65, lost his final bid...
  • I literally begged the producers for work: Neil Nitin Mukesh June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Neil Nitin Mukesh, who is the grandson of famed singer Mukesh, says that despite being from a film family, he had to 'beg' for work in showbiz. The actor was present at the launch of spot girlturnedauthor Komal Mehta's book 'Spot Girl' when he disclosed his share of hardships in...
  • Raghav Bahl quits Network 18 May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Network18 Founder and Managing Director Raghav Bahl has quit the media group after agreeing to sell controlling stake to Mukesh Ambaniled Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL). A day after the deal was announced, Bahl in a letter to employees of the group said he and his wife Ritu are exiting...
  • Indian doctor awarded gold medal by Australian Medical Association May 28, 2014

    A prominent Indianorigin doctor has been awarded the Australian Medical Association's highest honour for his outstanding service to the medical profession and the community. The Australian Medical Association (AMA) honoured Mukesh Haikerwal, who is a former president of the association, with the AMA Gold Medal. Presenting the medal to him at the...
  • No internal democracy in AAP: Congress May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a dig at Aam Aadmi Party, Congress on Saturday said that quitting of two key members Shazia Ilmi and GR Gopinath from the fledging party has "proved" there was no internal democracy in it due to which leaders were "deserting" Arvind Kejriwal. Chief spokesperson...
  • Watch: Nita Ambani visits Golden Temple in Amritsar May 22, 2014

    Philanthropist Nita Ambani visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Thursday morning. "There is a lot of peace and tranquility here," she said. ...
  • ONGC moves Delhi HC against RIL over alleged gas theft May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Stateowned oil and gas major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has moved the Delhi High Court against Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries. The ONGC has accused the RIL of exploiting substantial gas from its natural gas block. The two companies have been involved in a faceoff for the last...
  • Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai residence most expensive billionaire home May 14, 2014

    New York: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's skyscraper residence in Mumbai is the most expensive billionaire home in the world, according to a Forbes list which also includes Indianorigin steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal's houses in London. Ambani's 27story, 400,000squarefoot skyscraper home Antilia named after a mythical island in the Atlantic, tops...